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Topic: 5 Pound Candy Wreaths  (Read 10166 times)
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« Reply #20 on: November 28, 2007 12:26:29 AM »

I am going to the store in the morning for candy. I just have to make one of these!!! Thanks for the tute!

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« Reply #21 on: November 28, 2007 03:33:00 PM »

usually when we made it we used curling ribbon and tied off after every candy (it's easier than just wrapping around, that way you can leave it and take a break while you make it and it wont come loose)... i see some use scissors to cut the candy off... our wrappers would be left on so the wreath always looks nice, you just untwist one end to get the candy so the wrappers are still in the wreath... it's nice to see people doing old traditional things for holidays...

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« Reply #22 on: December 02, 2007 12:28:51 AM »

What a neat idea.  I've never seen anything like this before.  Thanks for posting the pictures and directions.

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« Reply #23 on: December 02, 2007 11:59:39 AM »

I ran right out and got my supplies and I'm already making one!
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« Reply #24 on: November 22, 2009 10:34:54 PM »

This is a great project! What an easy and inexpensive gift. I know that I would love to receive one as a gift! I am going to send hubby to the store tomorrow for the candy! hehe! I'm going to try this with a plastic embroidery hoop instead of the metal ring. I will post and tell how it worked out! Should be fun!

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« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2010 10:45:33 PM »

What a neat idea, I think I am going to make these for my coworkers.

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« Reply #26 on: November 27, 2013 08:04:47 AM »

Oldie, but a goodie!  Thanks for sharing the steps to create these.  They are a great gift AND decoration!

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